(Not so) wild about the West Coast

A tourism industry is a curious and fragile thing, writes Richard Holmes, who ponders whether a break-in during a weekend away will put paid to future visits to the West Coast...

Where to for Egypt?

Oh dear. It seems Egypt, at least for those working in its tourism industry, just can’t seem to catch a break, writes our travel editor Richard Holmes.

Surviving the Milky Way

With icy pistes and aggravated rescue dogs to contend with, travel editor Richard Holmes braves Italy's oh-so-scenic Milky Way on a snowboard and escapes (almost) unscathed.

A weighty issue

Should airlines charge passengers according to their mass? As a Pacific airline starts doing just that, Travel Editor Richard Holmes has his say on this weighty issue.